Town of Grimsby (Lower Tier Niagara)

Phone : (905) 945-5733
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Grimsby

Grimsby, ON (Nearby: Grassie, Winona, Stoney Creek, Smithville, Beamsville, Stoney Creek)

  • Grimsby Beach

2 Main St. W.
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1R4

Ontario Tourism Region : Niagara Falls and Wine Country

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 19,262. In the Reg. Mun. of Niagara, on the S shore of L. Ontario at Forty Mile Cr. and the QEW, 26 km. SE of Hamilton.
  • United Empire Loyalists began a settlement in 1783 when the place was known as The Forty because of its location at the mouth of Forty Mile Cr.
  • It was also called Butlersburg for Col. John Butler, a United Empire Loyalist whose troops were early settlers.
  • A town meeting held on April 5, 1790, at present-day Grimsby, which was then called Township # 6, marked the beginning of local self government in what is now Ontario.
  • Such matters as the height of fences and the registration of livestock brands were discussed at the meeting.
  • St. Andrews Anglican Church, completed in 1825, was the third church built on the site by a congregation formed almost 40 years earlier.
  • The post office was established as Grimsby in 1816, named after a town in Lincolnshire, England, now in Humberside.
  • Postcard above used with permission from A Great Lakes Treasury of Old Postcards 2007 Lorenzo Marcolin, MD 176 pp. For Copies call the Huronia Museum 705 526 2844 or email

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Off the beaten track:
  • Nelles Estates, 2km
  • Grimsby Centre, 4km
  • Grimsby Beach, 4km
  • Allen's Corners, 8km
  • Kimbo, 8km
  • Winona Park, 7km
  • Winona, 7km
  • Smithville, 10km
  • Basingstoke, 10km
  • Tweedside, 8km
  • Vinemount, 9km
  • Fulton, 10km
  • Wilcox Corners, 12km
  • Stoney Creek, 10km
  • St. Anns, 14km
  • Winslow, 16km
  • Abingdon, 15km
  • Tapleytown, 13km
  • Bismarck, 17km
  • Silverdale, 16km
  • Community Beach, 14km
  • Tintern, 15km
  • Elcho, 19km
  • Cherry Heights, 14km
  • Warner, 19km
  • Woodburn, Stoney Creek area, 15km
  • Vineland, 15km
  • Vineland Station, 15km
  • Stoney Creek Station, 16km
  • Port Davidson, 21km
  • Attercliffe, 22km
  • Caistorville, 19km
  • Rosedene, 19km
  • Wellandport, 21km
  • Pelham Union, 18km
  • Oswego Park, 23km
  • Jordan Harbour, 17km
  • Jordan, 17km
  • Elfrida, 17km
  • Leckie Park, 17km
  • Jordan Station, 17km
  • Attercliffe Station, 24km
  • Canborough, 23km
  • Moulton Station, 25km
  • Normanhurst, 19km
  • Boyle, 23km
  • Sinclairville, 22km
  • Hamilton Beach, 21km
  • Rosedale, Hamilton area, 20km
  • Bartonville, 20km

Nearby Lakes:
  • Dils Lake, 22km
  • Eighteen Mile Pond, 19km
  • Sixteen Mile Pond, 20km
  • Fifteen Mile Pond, 21km
  • Lake Niapenco, 24km
  • Martindale Pond, 24km
  • Lake Moodie, 27km
  • Fisher's Pond, 31km
  • Lake Gibson, 30km
  • Lake Medad, 33km
  • West Pond, 30km
  • Biederman Pond, 39km
  • Eight Mile Pond, 32km
  • The Clay Pits, 41km
  • Quarry Ponds, 41km
  • Lake Wabukayne, 46km
  • Lake Aquitaine, 47km
  • Progreston Pond, 39km
  • Dry Lake, 41km
  • Mill Pond, 45km
  • Carlisle Pond, 40km
  • Four Mile Pond, 38km
  • Christie Reservoir, 38km
  • West Pond, 51km
  • Lighthouse Pond, 50km
  • McClures Lake, 42km
  • Grenadier Pond, 51km
  • Crawford Lake, 44km
  • Long Pond, 51km
  • Two Mile Pond, 39km
  • Gulliver's Lake, 41km
  • Kelso Lake, 47km
  • Campbellville Pond, 47km
  • Dunmark Lake, 42km
  • Scotch Block Reservoir, 53km
  • Mountsberg Reservoir, 49km
  • Claireville Reservoir, 62km
  • Heart Lake, 64km
  • Valens Reservoir, 51km
  • Emerald Lake, 52km
  • Fairy Lake, 62km
  • Victoria Lake, 55km
  • Mohawk Lake, 54km
  • Little Lake, 62km
  • Puslinch Lake, 62km
  • Toogood Pond, 79km
  • Innis Lake, 79km
  • Widgett Lake, 80km
  • Thompson Lake, 82km
  • Silver Lake, 67km